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The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing | SpringerLink

The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing | SpringerLink

This is the first book-length exploration of the thoughts and experiences expressed by dementia patients in published narratives over the last thirty years. It contrasts third-person caregiver and first-person patient accounts from different languages and a range of media, focusing on the poetical and political questions these narratives raise: what images do narrators appropriate; what narrative plot do they adapt; and how do they draw on...

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